A SAFE SPACE
Security Advisor Middle East|June - July 2020
A SAFE SPACE
SUMEDH GANPATE, SENIOR COLLABORATION PRACTICE LEADER, AVAYA INTERNATIONAL, GIVES SECURITY ADVISOR ME A LOWDOWN ON HOW THE COMPANY IS INNOVATING TO MAKE AVAYA SPACES NOT ONLY A RELIABLE BUT ALSO A SECURE PLATFORM FOR TODAY’S REMOTE WORKFORCE.
SUMEDH GANPATE

Normal life as we know it has come to a sudden halt during the first quarter of the year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The precautionary measures against the spread the outbreak has pushed businesses across multiple sectors to re-think the way they operate to ensure business continuity.

The rise of video conferencing apps has been one of the defining elements of the coronavirus pandemic. With companies across the globe forced to implement remote working schemes, virtual meeting apps have gained significantly.

Avaya was among the first companies to open its innovative collaboration software – Avaya Spaces – offering a 60-days free licence, to help businesses, as well as education institutions worldwide, adapt to remote working.

At a time when organisations are easing into the ‘new normal’ and the use of video collaboration solutions is becoming

mainstream, many are voicing their concerns about the security of such applications. Sumedh Ganpate, Senior Collaboration Practice Leader, Avaya International, discusses how the company enabling secure and scalable enterprise collaboration with Avaya Spaces.

As organisations continue to adapt to new working environments, they become increasingly reliant on cloud solutions, what key best practices can they adopt to avoid any security gaffes in choosing the right platform?

Cloud-based solutions enable rapid, hassle-free deployment, and in recent months have proven to be an attractive option for businesses looking to rapidly roll out work-from-home strategies without having to incur prohibitive upfront overheads.

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